MANILA – Traveling from Quezon City to Marilao, Bulacan, organizations and people from all walks of life showed their support for the NutriAsia striking workers on June 23, Saturday. It was the 23rd day of the NutriAsia strike. They held their program at the picket line and echoed the workers’ call: “Manggagawang tinanggal, ibalik, ibalik!”…
A policeman pointed his rifle at me. I could not do anything then they started hitting me and pointed a big knife at me. Then they brought me to a corner and began choking me.
Nineteen workers and a senior high school member of the League of Filipino Students were arrested and brought to Meycauayan Police Station.
In a bid to defend their picket line, the workers sat and huddled together on the flooded ground in front of the factory inside an industrial park.
He (company representative) said it is prohibited to form a union, what nonsense! Even the clapping of hands is against the law? He is making up these laws. There is nothing in the law that prohibits the clapping of hands.